Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Two Crosses of Todos Santos. Survivals ...
Publication Date: 1951
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Pantheon Books, New York, NY, 1951. Hardcover, Quarto. xiv + 274pp. Red cloth boards with black spine. 22 plates (mostly full page photographic) including one fold-out illustration. Five illustrations in text. "In order to record the existing religious customs of the Mam Indians of Guatemala, the author spent two years in the remote village of Todos Santos, high in the Cuchumatan Mountains. Here the original Mayan calendar survives, and the Indians of the community still sacrifice, as did their Mayan ancestors, to the ancient gods upon the mountain tops." Cloth lightly rubbed, moderately heavy foxing to title-page and frontispiece, edges darkened, otherwise a tight, clean, VG + copy in defective dust jacket (dust jacket has numerous significant chips and tears) very good - condition, significant wear and soiling to dust jacket, top and bottom sections missing from jacket front and back, price clipped, slight foxing to page edges and title page. Large heavy book, may require additional shipping. Seller Inventory # 4717
Book Description Pantheon Books, NY, 1951. Hardcover. [8x10] 274pp., 22 plates, biblio., glossary, index. Very good, clean and sound condition in a chipped and torn dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 156330
Book Description Pantheon Books Inc. - Bollingen Foundation Inc., 1951. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. HC/DJ in mylar protective wraps; Burgundy/Deep Red cloth boards with gold decal and black spine; gilt lettering to spine. MINT Exterior & Clean Interior. No markings. B/W Photo Frontis. 22 B/W Full Page Photo Plates, #14 Is a Fold out in Color "The Year Bearer Ceremony as it was depicted by the ancient Maya in the Dresden Codex". Tight binding. Straight spine. DJ is not price-clipped: one small 1/4" tear to top-edge; some creasing to rear; in mylar wraps. Thick 4to. 274pp BEAUTIFUL COPY! -- B.R. Box 76. Seller Inventory # 4506
Book Description Pantheon Books, New York, U.S.A., 1951. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition with five figures and 22 pages of photographs, no marks, underlining, or bookplates. Gift inscription on ffep. No remainder marks. Spine is tight and crisp. Boards are flat and true and the corners are square with very mild rubbing and bumps. Cloth cover, with no dust jacket. This collectible, " NEAR FINE" condition first edition/first printing copy is protected with a clear polyester archival cover. Beautiful collectible copy. GIFT QUALITY. Seller Inventory # 001601